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Alpspitz

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8821 7970
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Breathtakingly Beautiful!

A quick cable car ride of hardly 10 mins and you are on top of this gorgeous mountain! Sweeping... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nms01
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Mumbai
Plenty of nice walks and stunning scenery

Visited late June 2018. The cable car is speedy and takes you up to the viewing platform which is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Will C
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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One of several quality ski resorts located in the Bavarian Alps.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cable car” (50 reviews)
“hiking trails” (4 reviews)
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 8821 7970
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A quick cable car ride of hardly 10 mins and you are on top of this gorgeous mountain! Sweeping views of Garmisch below and outstanding views of the nearby mountain peaks. A must do! There is a restaurant serving food and drinks and there are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited late June 2018. The cable car is speedy and takes you up to the viewing platform which is quite unnerving but some impressive engineering. There were plenty of walks around the Alpspitz area and paths were clearly marked. Spectacular views. A lot quieter than...More

2  Thank Will C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The zugspitz was clouded over and so went to the alpspitz. What a treat to discover all the wonders this place has to offer. Not to mention the there exists a walking trail that takes you though an enchanted valley. The scary part is the...More

3  Thank Rob M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely wonderful experience, would go back to explore further. Lovely cafe/souvenir shop at the top and the cable car ride brilliantly smooth. Beware early closing times and crowded cars on the last couple of rides. I would have liked to have been able to stay...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2018

we went there for skiing, and enjoyed every minute of it - the whole area is well maintained and nicely organized

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Reviewed November 5, 2017

Must do, great area to walk around. Easy to get there with the gondola. The cable car up the Alpspitze was 54 Euro for two of us.

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Reviewed October 13, 2017

Nice hotel, more of a bed and breakfast. Its located in Grainau so a bit away from all the crowds of tourist. Very helpful man at checkin. We got a big room with a nice view. No elevators there. Breakfast was plentiful with a good...More

1  Thank sailing2011
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

A great site to hike up to (tough hike) or take the Bahn (lift) up to the top OR hike over to the Alspitz from an adjacent peak. Beautiful views from the top...great place for skiing in the winter or for hiking in the summer....More

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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

My friends and I took the gondola to the top and then most of us hiked to the top of Alpspitz. It is quite an ambitious hike if you are not prepared; however, it's still beautiful even only hiking half of it! There was enough...More

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Reviewed September 24, 2017

We took the gondola to the top where there were excellent views of the valley where Garmisch is located. The walk out to the projection over the edge was well worth it!

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Lionel G
February 3, 2018|
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Response from welv2trvl | Reviewed this property |
First of all, go on a clear day, if you can. We went in September and there was snow at the top. We spent about 30-40 minutes there. I would recommend a minimum of 15 minutes, if it is windy, up to 1 hour, if the weather... More
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Lauri Ann B
January 22, 2018|
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Response from NadineCherry | Reviewed this property |
HI! You can check here zugspitze de cable car to Osterfelderkopf Open time: Oct. - Feb. 8:30 - 4:30 pm March - June 8:30 am - 5:00 pm July - Sept. 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Linda M
August 28, 2017|
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Response from nekokatze | Reviewed this property |
Birkenstocks would be a no-go. If you are only hiking the section between the Kreuzeck and the Hochalmbahn or from the Hochalmbahn to the Alpspitze with the Garmisch Klassik Ticket, leather boots could be ok, but I would... More
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